US 11,659,377 B2
Profile download method and device
Feng Li, Shenzhen (CN); Wen Liu, Xi'an (CN); Chunlai Feng, Shenzhen (CN); Tao Li, Beijing (CN); Xiaolin Li, Dongguan (CN); Xutao Gao, Xi'an (CN); and Wenhua Li, Shenzhen (CN)
Assigned to HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD., Shenzhen (CN)
Filed by Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Shenzhen (CN)
Filed on Jul. 15, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/376,755.
Application 17/376,755 is a continuation of application No. 16/943,390, filed on Jul. 30, 2020, granted, now 11,082,833.
Application 16/943,390 is a continuation of application No. 16/346,532, granted, now 10,764,745, issued on Jan. 9, 2020, previously published as PCT/CN2017/088142, filed on Jun. 13, 2017.
Claims priority of application No. 201610928977.9 (CN), filed on Oct. 31, 2016; and application No. PCT/CN2016/105237 (WO), filed on Nov. 9, 2016.
Prior Publication US 2022/0007174 A1, Jan. 6, 2022
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. H04W 8/18 (2009.01); H04W 8/20 (2009.01); H04W 4/50 (2018.01); H04W 12/06 (2021.01); H04W 12/40 (2021.01)
CPC H04W 8/205 (2013.01) [H04W 4/50 (2018.02); H04W 12/06 (2013.01); H04W 12/40 (2021.01)] 20 Claims
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1. A system, comprising:
a first device configured to:
obtain an embedded universal integrated circuit card (eUICC) identifier (EID) of a second device;
send, to a mobile operator network, a first message indicating a profile download request, wherein the first message comprises the EID; and
send an unbinding request to the mobile operator network for unbinding a multiple-device, single-mobile subscriber integrated services digital network number (MSISDN)-service, binding relationship between the first device and the second device; and
the second device comprising an eUICC and configured to:
install a profile associated with the EID in the eUICC, wherein an MSISDN of the first device is shared by the second device; and
delete the profile in the eUICC in response to receiving an unbinding operation indication.